Perdere l'amore

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"Perdere l'amore"
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Single by Massimo Ranieri
from the album 'Perdere l'amore'
B-side"Dove sta il poeta"
Released1988
Format45 rpm single
GenreChanson, Pop
LabelWEA
Songwriter(s)Marcello Marrocchi, Giampiero Artegiani
Massimo Ranieri singles chronology
"Dal primo momento che ti ho vista"
(1976)
"Perdere l'amore"
(1988)
"Io lavoro di notte"
(1988)

"Perdere l'amore" is a 1988 song composed by Marcello Marrocchi and Giampiero Artegiani and performed by singer Massimo Ranieri. The song won the 38th edition of the Sanremo Music Festival, and marked the return to music of Ranieri after a decade devoted to acting.[1][2]

The song had been already proposed by Gianni Nazzaro to the Sanremo Festival organizers in 1987, but had been rejected in the preliminary song selection.[1]

"Perdere l'amore" was covered by several artists, including Lara Fabian, André Hazes, Mino Reitano.[3]

Track listing[edit]

  • 7" single
  1. "Perdere l'amore" (Marcello Marrocchi, Giampiero Artegiani)
  2. "Dove sta il poeta" (Marcello Marrocchi, Giampiero Artegiani)

Charts[edit]

Chart Peak
position
Italy[2][4] 1

Year-end charts[edit]

Chart Peak
position
Italy[4] 16

Lara Fabian Version[edit]

Lara Fabian covered the song on her album Pure.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Eddy Anselmi. Festival di Sanremo: almanacco illustrato della canzone italiana. Panini Comics, 2009. ISBN 8863462291.
  2. ^ a b Dario Salvatori. "Perdere l'amore". Dizionario delle canzoni italiane. Elle u, 2001. ISBN 8888169016.
  3. ^ "Perdere l'amore". SecondHandSongs. Retrieved 2 November 2016.
  4. ^ a b "I singoli più venduti del 1988". Hit Parade Italia. Retrieved 1 November 2016.